Having a Hip Replacement
Hip replacement surgery
Before your surgery
Equipment you'll need
Exercises before surgery – Phase 1 exercises
Day of surgery
After your surgery
Moving around and caring for yourself
When to get medical help
Exercise, sports, and other activities
Exercises to help you recover – Phase 2 exercises
Activities and sports
Safe sex positions
It’s important to use equipment that protects your hip and lowers your risk of falling after surgery. You’ll use this equipment in the hospital and for up to 3 months at home.
Have the following equipment ready 1 to 2 weeks before surgery so you can practice with it.
There are many places to buy or borrow equipment, such as:
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